Category Archives: small business

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Where to get your paczki in Macomb County

We’ve waited an entire year (and then some!) for Paczki Day – a holiday centered on a donut-like dessert and celebrated in Midwestern communities with large Polish populations. Here in Metro Detroit, we go all out for the occasion; waiting … Continue reading

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Romancing Roberta

*This article originally appeared on the MMYH blog in Feb. 2015. I want to begin this blog with a few disclaimers.  First, in no way shape or form do I see myself as an expert on the culinary arts.  Second, … Continue reading

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Shop Local Macomb: Two Romeo Girls offers one-of-a-kind gifts and unparalleled service

There’s something special about shopping at a small business. And that starts with the inventory. Local retailers always have a unique item on sale; something you just have to have. Perhaps it’s handmade or crafted by a local artisan. Maybe … Continue reading

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Shop Local Macomb: Pick up essentials for those New Year’s resolutions at New Balance Detroit

I’m sure we all enjoyed some turkey, sides and dessert over Thanksgiving. And there’s certainly more to come this holiday season. Which has us thinking — working out a few days a week would make a fantastic New Year’s resolution… … Continue reading

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Shop Local Macomb: Toy store opens in Eastpointe just in time for the holidays

Gadgets and gizmos buzz around you. Bright pink princess dolls line the walls. Coloring books and comics are stacked on shelves. These are the sights that greet you when you walk into a toy store. It’s fun. It’s exciting. It’s … Continue reading

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Shop Local Macomb: Find unique gifts and specialty self-care items at Forefathers Grooming

Do you ever feel stumped about what to get the men in your life during the holidays? Are you tired of the traditional toolset or stodgy shirt wrapped up under the tree? Maybe you’re looking for something just a bit … Continue reading

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Shop Local Macomb: Small stores with gifts galore

Take one look at our interactive map (pictured right) of Macomb County’s independently owned and operated retailers and you’ll quickly realize that there are endless opportunities for shopping local this holiday season. More than 1,600 small businesses are featured on the digital … Continue reading

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